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Interview on No Dead Guys: A Piano Blog

Awhile back, my dear friend Rhonda Rizzo, who runs the piano blog No Dead Guys (and has also played a number of my works over the years) interviewed me for a feature on the site–which is now online, and can be read here. I had a blast answering Rhonda’s questions, and I get into some …

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Watch the Cyan Egg Music Online Premiere by Onomatopoeia

Earlier this year, after the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out everyone’s performance calendar, the (mostly) Seattle-based wind trio Onomatopoeia (Cassie Lear, flute; Soren Hamm, saxophones; Rebecca Olason, horn) released an “online premiere” of my Cyan Egg Music, Op. 59 (2019), on their Facebook page and on YouTube–the latter of which has been embedded below for your …

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Cyan Egg Music “Virtual World Premiere”, 4/4 at 5pm Pacific Time

As I suspect all readers know at this point, the COVID-19 situation has pretty much shut down all concerts for an extended period of time–something which has been quite difficult on all of us in the music world, beyond the already difficult task of dealing with a global pandemic. Fortunately, my dear friends in Onomatopoeia …

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New Score Video and Demo Recording: Symphony No. 1 in C-Sharp Locrian, 1st Movement

As mentioned in my last update, I’ve been starting to get farther and farther into DIY recording, and have been attempting that process with my Symphony No. 1 in C-Sharp Locrian, Op. 58 for string orchestra.  Today, I have an initial taste of that to share–a score video with my current iteration of the 1st …

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